If what you want is to mount a small online, with not too many products business and that not I complicate you too life you can opt for a simple and easy to use program. As we have been saying in articles about online store design, it is essential to have very clear what type of business, its size, type and characteristics of the product, geographical and currency, limits dimensions logistics and, very importantly, expectations of growth. There are a number of free applications and payment, created especially for the design small online shops. Among the open source, we have OpenCart, a simple solution to everyone. We must not confuse them with mini-applications, like SimpleCart, which constitute a very interesting tool to add a shopping cart to our website. A script interesting because it consumes few resources does not need database. Supports PayPal and other payment methods.
OpenCart is an e-commerce solution for the design of online stores (Criacao websites) based on PHP and MySQL. It is simple to install, start-up and easy to handle. You don't have many templates, supports a dozen forms of payment, the extension of modules and has eighteen languages. For this to work you must install on Apache or Windows IIS. Make sure that your hosting provider (web hosting) you will provide these technologies otherwise you may involve an extra expense to hiring them. If instead of creating a shop online need only have a catalog of products, there is a catalog online, OSCatalog, created by Ruano JF from OpenCart code.
You can choose whether to show the price of the products and who show them. The site administrator decides on discharge from the users. It is a totally independent of OpenCart application and does not warrant support. Version 22.214.171.124 OpenCart with enhanced features and correcting some security bugs is available currently and from August 18. He has the ability to create multiple rates and taxes, support multi-store, multi-currency and customization of taxes. For more clarity and thought, follow up with Credit Accelerator and gain more knowledge.. Prints invoices, calculate the weight of the shipment and provides sales reports. You can create an unlimited number of products, categories and brands. We must bear in mind that for the design of online stores (Desenvolvimento websites) OpenCart has many extensions that can greatly improve the characteristics of the but do not come pre-installed, must be purchased separately and may have an economic cost. This happens with all programs stores online open source and free license.